FLASH FLOODS: MET EIREANN ISSUES ORANGE WEATHER WARNING FOR DONEGAL

first_imgMET EIREANN has issued an Orange weather warning for Donegal until 10pm tonight.The forecaster says it is warning of possible flash floods and widespread heavy rain with up to 50mm expected.The warning – issued from 10pm last night – is below: National Weather WarningsSTATUS ORANGERainfall Warning for Munster, Leinster, Connacht, Donegal, Monaghan and CavanWidespread heavy rain during Thursday:- accumulations of 30 to 50mm generally, with parts of Munster and Connacht receiving 50 to 70mm. On saturated ground, this may lead to flooding. Issued:Wednesday 31 July 2013 22:00Valid:Wednesday 31 July 2013 22:00 to Thursday 01 August 2013 22:00 STATUS ORANGE – Weather Warning – Be PreparedThis category of ORANGE level weather warnings is for weather conditions which have the capacity to impact significantly on people in the affected areas. The issue of an Orange level weather warning implies that all recipients in the affected areas should prepare themselves in an appropriate way for the anticipated conditions.FLASH FLOODS: MET EIREANN ISSUES ORANGE WEATHER WARNING FOR DONEGAL was last modified: August 1st, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more